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  • RODENTIA, or Glires, an order of placental mammals characterized by the peculiar form and structure of their front or incisor teeth, which are reduced to a single functional chisellike pair in each jaw, specially adapted for gnawing, and growing throughout the entire life of their owners.
  • It is also fond of gnawing the bark of young trees, and thus often does great damage to plantations.
 
 

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